Saturday, October 1, 2011


My motorcycle adventure vacation ride started in North Carolina. It was a cool, wet, overcast ride to Front Royal. Then we rode the entire length of a very wet, very foggy Skyline Drive.

Pictured are Malcolm and Kevin, friends on the trip. After Skyline Drive, we rode the length of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

A visit to Mt Mitchell, he highest peak in the east.

A picture at the highest point on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

We stayed at a motorcycle hotel in Robbinsville, NC. NEAT.

Unfortunately a hundred miles from home, my back tire ran over a walnut, I lost control, went off the road into a bit of a slide and then down. The bike is fine, but my left wrist has a few fractured bones. Urgent Care felt it should heat nicely, but they want me to see an orthopedic surgeon. I go Tuesday.

I'm selling my bikes. Last year I broke my ankle, this year my wrist. A three wheel Can Am is in my future :D

I'll be taking a break from blogging for a month or two, or at least until I learn to sew with one hand.


Vroomans' Quilts said...

Oh NO!! I hope it is a simple fix and quick heal. I think you are right, time to retire from those bikes - been there, done that, but at a much younger age. Take care sweetie.

Impera_Magna said...

Oh my goodness... hope you're not in a lot of pain! How frightening... take care of yourself!

Terri said...

We will miss you! Take all the time you need, but come on back!!!

Tonya said...

oh gosh, I hope you are ok. Are you in wilkes now? Let me know if you need anything

Exuberant Color said...

that has to be the biggest peril for motorcycles, things on the road. I worry about my brother and sister in law when they come all the way to IL from TX every year on their Goldwing. So far they have stayed safe. I hope you heal fast.

Sandy said...

Oh Sheila, I am so sorry that you broke your wrist. That definitely makes quilting difficult! Thanks for stopping by and GET BETTER SOON!

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